Corruption has continued to fester in post-uprising Tunisia, but new leaks from the Panama Papers may spur real reform.
The relationship between the Egyptian regime and media is becoming more volatile, revealing new divides within the establishment.
The pro-Bouteflika camp is trying to show skeptics that it can more fully direct Algeria’s military—and the military is operating more effectively—without the DRS.
Sada interviews Charles Tripp on his latest study, which focuses on politics in the aftermath of Tunisia’s revolutionary moment and the battle for public space.
Morocco’s reaction to a UN statement on Western Sahara has weakened the UN mission’s capacity, threatened its political mandate, and set a dangerous precedent.
Military and police forces are gradually regaining strength in Benghazi after two years of frequent assassinations.
Cheap oil is hurting Egypt’s economy in the short term and could have wider political consequences.
Divisions within the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt deepen, creating greater confusion about the state of its affairs and threatening the group’s survival.
The flow of smuggled goods and people along Libya’s southern border illustrates the lawlessness and insecurity across that stretch of land.
In an effort to smooth the way for Bouteflika’s successor, the Algerian elite are taking modest but significant steps to open the political sphere and undertake cautious economic reforms.
Despite apparent progress toward a power-sharing agreement, Libya’s governing bodies still face problems of neutrality and representation that will hamper their ability to govern effectively.
Despite unprecedented repression and media censorship, Sisi has faced on average five times as many protests as Mubarak did between 2008 and 2010.
Upheaval in Nidaa Tounes comes at a bad time for Tunisia, but it may also create an opportunity for an effective opposition party to emerge in parliament.
Egypt’s temporary relief from its ongoing gas crisis is the result of a lull in demand, not an improvement in industry outlook.
Recognizing the political shortcomings of marginalizing Salafis, Moroccan decision-makers are making efforts to reconcile Salafism with religious institutions’ Sufi character.
Hamas’s economic predicament drives it to maintain ties with jihadi groups in Sinai even as it seeks to crack down on jihadi cells within Gaza.
Moroccan activists formerly associated with the February 20 Movement are redirecting their focus to cultural activities away from overtly political demands.
Amid shortages of workers and resources, Benghazi hospitals have to rely on volunteers.
Given the importance of tourism for jobs and foreign currency, Egyptian authorities are struggling to reinvigorate the sector in the wake of the attack on a Russian airliner.
The Nidaa Tounes party’s internal divide and public rift are discrediting it with the Tunisian public.